Elvira Lufkin

1840–
Phillips, Franklin, Maine, United States

The Life of Elvira

When Elvira Lufkin was born in 1840, in Phillips, Franklin, Maine, United States, her father, James Brown Lufkin, was 49 and her mother, Alice or Elsie Marrow, was 47.

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Family Time Line

James Brown Lufkin
1791–1869
Alice or Elsie Marrow
1793–1873
Hiram Blake Lufkin
1818–1871
Hiram Sufkin
1818–
Rachel Lufkin
1819–1892
Rosanna Lufkin
1823–1904
Rosannah Sufkin
1823–
Anna Hale Lufkin
1825–1885
Anna H. Sufkin
1825–
Hannah Lufkin
1825–1825
Phebe Amanda Lufkin
1827–1915
Francis Marion Lufkin
1828–1899
Moses L. Lufkin
1831–
Dolley Ellen Lufkin
1836–
Elvira Lufkin
1840–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1842 · Webster–Ashburton Treaty

Age 2

The Webster-Ashburton Treaty was signed on August 9, 1842 and resolved the border issues between the United States and British North American colonies which had caused the Aroostook War. The treaty contained several agreements and concessions. It called for an end on the overseas slave trade and proposed that both parties share the Great Lakes. It also reaffirmed the location of the westward frontier border (near the Rocky Mountains) as well as the border between Lake Superior and Lake of the Woods. The treaty was signed by Daniel Webster (United States Secretary of State) and Alexander Baring (British Diplomat, 1st Baron Ashburton).
1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 32

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Love .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Eloisa Lufkin in household of James Lufkin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elvira Lufkin in household of James Lufkin, "United States Census, 1860"

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